Sir William Huggins(1824-1910), Astronomer
Sitter in 4 portraits
Astronomer; with W.A. Miller showed that stars structurally resemble the sun, 1863; pioneered technique of photographically recording stella spectra; made important studies on the nature of nebulae; added profoundly to knowledge of origins and development of the universe; President of the Royal Society, 1900-5.
by Sir Leslie Ward
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